Simon Cowell godfather to Amanda's baby?

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 23 January 2012
Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell

Amanda Holden is keen for Simon Cowell to be godfather to her unborn baby daughter so he can provide the tot with a generous "trust fund"

Amanda Holden is keen for Simon Cowell to be godfather to her baby daughter.

The eight months' pregnant star - who already has five-year-old daughter with husband Chris Hughes - wants her 'Britain's Got Talent' co-judge to be a godparent to the unborn tot so he can provide her with a generous "trust fund".

She told ITV1's 'Daybreak': "I might make Simon the godfather because he could set up a trust fund with stacks of money in it because it's a girl - so she'll need shoes."

Meanwhile, the 52-year-old music mogul has hit out at last year's 'BGT' winner, singer Jai McDowall, claiming he wants to uncover someone who can be a "genuine star".

Simon said: "I was disappointed with last year's winner, Jai. You want to find someone who is a star all over the world and who has got a long career.

"With respect to him, he wasn't one of our best ones. He would make a good living in West End theatre and he is talented, but he wasn't what I was looking for.

"You want a Diversity or George Samson or a Susan Boyle, a different kind of artist who makes you feel good about doing the show and who is a genuine star."

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